Odontoblast


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odontoblast

[ō′dänt·ə‚blast]
(histology)
One of the elongated, dentin-forming cells covering the dental papilla.

Odontoblast

 

the cell that deposits dentin in the teeth of man and vertebrate animals. Its cell body is adjacent to the outer layer of the pulp, and its long outgrowths are within the tubules that perforate the dentin.

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Laurent et al [24] was the first to show the promising biological properties of Biodentine on human fibroblast cultures and reported that angiogenesis, recruitment of progenitor cell by inducing odontoblasts differentiation, and cell differentiation generates deposition of a reactionary dentine as well as dense dentine bridge.
Autoradiographic analysis of odontoblast replacement following pulp exposure in primate teeth.
mild, moderate, or severe) and type of inflammatory infiltrate (polymorphonuclear [PMN] or mononuclear [MN]), organization of the odontoblast layer, blood vessel condition, and presence of abscesses or necrosis (Six, Decup, Lasfargues, Salih, & Goldberg, 2002; Vier-Pelisser, Figueiredo, Cherubini, Braga Filho, & Figueiredo, 2007; Parolia et al.
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This suggests that biglycan was involved in odontoblast differentiation, (16) but that its expression decreases in mature odontoblasts.
Inadequate amounts of vitamin C results in changes in the ameloblasts and odontoblasts; ameloblasts and odontoblast atrophy, and there is a decrease in their orderly polar arrangement.
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This gene controls osteoblastic differentiation, appropriate osteogenesis and odontogenesis via parcitipation in odontoblast differentiation, enamel orgen formation and dental lamina proliferation.